Manager Programs 2 - Emerging Capabilities Development (ECD) Linthicum, MD

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission System (NGMS) is looking for a Program Manager 2 to support the Advanced RF Sensor Operating Unit in Linthicum, MD. The department has responsibility for growing the sector portfolio of technology and programs in emerging systems. Focus areas include emerging & survivable sensors, advanced sensor algorithms, ISR ( Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance ) and mission enablers.

What You'll Get to Do:

The selected candidate will be responsible for the execution of programs that meet schedule and customer requirements. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional technical expertise and collaborative people skills with the proven ability to work within a technically dynamic, high-growth, and fast-paced operating unit.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance of the program.

  • Interface as the lead with internal and external customers, vendors, and company support organizations.

  • Assist product divisions expand their customer base, identify growth opportunities, and play significant role in bid and proposal activities.

  • Interface with the rest of the division to identify technology mature enough to pull into other IRAD and CRAD projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 9+ years, Master's Degree with 7+ years, or PhD and 4+ years of relevant experience supporting Government proposals, contracts and/or project management.

  • Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as the project or technical lead.

  • Strong technical background in the research, development, and operation of military sensor systems.

  • Knowledge of earned value management and capture management.

  • Performs complex tasks and participates in determining objectives of assignment.

  • Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives.

  • Ability to recognize and respond to executive and customer goals and rapidly develop outcomes supporting sector objectives.

  • US Citizenship with an Active DOD Secret Clearance and the ability to attain and maintain a Special Access Programs (SAP) clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics.

  • Experience as a technical lead or engineering manager positions.

  • Experience in a leadership position on government programs over $10M and IR&D efforts over $750K.

  • Experience with earned value management and capture management.

  • Experience managing development for radar, EO/IR, SIGINT, cyber or communications systems. Experience with geographically diverse program teams.

Salary Range: $141,100 - $211,700

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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